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ALC Book Review | We Came Here to Shine – Susie Orman Schnall

June 15, 2020
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It’s 1939 and the World’s Fair has made it’s way to Manhattan. We Came Here to Shine focuses on the lives of two progressive women just trying to make their claim in a male-dominated world. The readers meet Vivi, a sweet, aspiring actress, and Max, a bull-headed student journalistThis is a lovely story about friendship, love, and the power of a woman’s voice.

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Reviews YA Fiction

ALC Book Review | The Mall – Megan McCafferty

The year is 1991 and Cassie Worthy needs a summer job after recovering from a royal case of mono; and where else is she to go but the Parkway Center Mall? Megan McCafferty guides the readers through the ebbs and flows of teenage angst, young love,…

June 12, 2020